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E-Learn 2013--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 21, 2013

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Theo Bastiaens; Gary Marks

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Number of papers: 417

  1. We Built It and They Came: Creating an Online Graduate School Writing Center

    Jackie Booth, Keiser University Graduate School, United States; Michael Record, Keiser University, United States

    This paper examines the process of a graduate school in developing a fully online writing center to support students earning master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees in fields such as education, ... More

    pp. 602-611

  2. Lessons Learned in Developing a Blended Learning Environment for Mathematics Courses

    Barbara Boschmans, Brian Beaudrie & Don Carter, Northern Arizona University, United States

    In the fall of 2012, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Northern Arizona University began offering several freshman-level mathematics courses in a modified emporium setting. This... More

    p. 612

  3. Reducing Software Costs and Improving Performance with Server Based Computing

    Douglas Brinkley, Naval Postgraduate School, United States

    Classroom computing in graduate education continues to grow as more and more schools include the use of sophisticated software programs in their curriculums. Unfortunately many of these statistics... More

    pp. 613-618

  4. 10 Years of eLearning Center supporting online, blended and F2F in a highly distributed public university.

    Don Carter, eLearning Center, Northern Arizona University, United States

    The eLearning Center at Northern Arizona University supports a wide variety of technology based teaching and learning at a highly distributed university. Programs are offered on the main... More

    pp. 619-624

  5. The Relationship between Online K-12 Teacher-Student Instructional Interaction and Student Achievement

    Tina Chargois, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report on a work in progress that attempts to address the relationship between teacher-student instructional interaction and student achievement in K-12 online courses. ... More

    pp. 625-630

  6. iPad Integration Strategies for Teaching and Learning

    Li-Ling Chen, California State University at East Bay, United States

    With the widespread presence of iPad in K-12 educational settings in the past few years, the question regarding how to effectively integrate such devices into classrooms becomes essential. How to ... More

    pp. 631-634

  7. Right Here, Right Now, Online: Using Synchronous Tools to Teach Business Subjects to Students Learning in a Second Language

    Mark Curcher, Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK), Finland; Geoffrey Said, Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Abstract: This case study examines the implementation of synchronous online classes in a virtual classroom environment for bachelors’ students studying in a second language at a college in the... More

    pp. 635-640

  8. Beyond Blackboard: The Dragon LMS Project

    Oscar L Delgado & Jesus Presa, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    Creative Studios at the University of Texas at El Paso came up with this idea: What if the learning management system you use could be customized to fit your teaching and learning needs? Also, what... More

    p. 641

  9. Friending and Footprints: Privacy and Ethical Issues of Facebook Use in Higher Education

    Vanessa Dennen & Kerry Burner, Florida State University, United States

    Facebook has increasingly been used as a pedagogical tool in the higher education classroom, attractive to many instructors because of its learner-centered, social orientation. However, using... More

    pp. 642-648

  10. Online Video Learning: The Effect of Self-Explanation

    Christopher Devers, Erin Devers, Alexandra Alayan & Cody Reaves, Indiana Wesleyan University, United States

    Self-reflection is an activity that past research suggests can increase learning. Given the continued growth of online learning and videos, research on the relationship between online video... More

    pp. 649-652

  11. Designing and delivering an Online Teaching Endorsement for K-12 Virtual School Teachers

    Jeremy Dickerson, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    While virtual school programs are growing exponentially all over the world, the demand for qualified online teachers has also increased. What does it mean to be qualified to teach online? What... More

    p. 653

  12. Facilitating Change: 5 Stages of Avatar Development in Second Life

    Maureen Ellis, Patricia Anderson & Sharon Kibbe, East Carolina University, United States

    Merging play with learning, Second Life virtual worlds allow educators to reach students who grew up in the digital age. By piggy-backing off of the technology that students utilize for gaming and ... More

    pp. 654-661

  13. Transformational Leadership and Patient Satisfaction: Redefining Bedside Nurses’ Roles

    Barbara Fedock, Elizabeth Young & Janice Qualls-Harris, University of Phoenix, United States; Greta Gibson, Building Success Consulting, United States; Betty Diggs, University of Phoenix, United States

    Bedside nurses’ leadership roles have not been re-defined or re-categorized since the increase of accountability standards for nurses on HCAPHS surveys. Because patients’ ratings on the HCAPHS... More

    pp. 662-667

  14. Incorporating Customized Graphs of Function to Math Tests on Blackboard

    Alexander Feinstein, Berkeley College, United States

    This paper describes technique how to add customized graphs of function to the tests given on Blackboard platform. Original graph created in Excel, then pasted to Paint application and saved as an ... More

    pp. 668-675

  15. A Process to Re-implement an Assessment System in Preparation for NCATE

    Larry Ferguson, Norfolk State University, United States

    This session will provide a necessary dialogue about re-implementing and a demonstration of using a higher education assessment program (Tk20) in preparation for a scheduled 2015 National Council... More

    pp. 676-678

  16. Transition from the Comprehensive Examination to a Program Electronic Portfolio Assessment

    Larry Ferguson & Denelle Wallace, Norfolk State University, United States

    This session will discuss the planning involved with the transition from the traditional end of program comprehensive examination and demonstrate the construction of a program electronic portfolio ... More

    pp. 679-683

  17. THE TOP 5 TECHNOLOGY BOOKS SIGNIFICANTLY INFLUENING POLICIES AND PRACTICES IN EDUCATION

    David Freitas, Indiana University South Bend, United States; Janet Buckenmeyer, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    Technology books published in the last three years have had a significant impact on policies and practices. Join the monthly book reviewer for one of the major and most popular online technology... More

    pp. 684-688

  18. Using Audio/video tools, Social Media and the Moodle LMS in Online and Web-enhanced Courses in a University: Building a Culture of Acceptance and Support through Modeling and Demonstrations of Best Practice.

    Robert C Fulkerth, Golden Gate University, United States

    A development model for integrating social media and other digital tools in online and face to face college courses is presented. Enrollment declines and the expectations of students for the use... More

    pp. 689-693

  19. Enhancing On-Line Teaching with Verbal Immediacy through Self-Determination Theory

    Stephen Furlich, Texas A&M University-Commerce, United States

    This paper explores the use of instructor verbal immediacy behaviors for on-line classes. Specifically, it demonstrates how instructor verbal immediacy behaviors in face-to-face classes can also be... More

    pp. 694-703

  20. Designing a Mathematics-for-All MOOC

    George Gadanidis, Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario, Canada

    While online courses have been part of the educational landscape for a couple of decades, MOOCs offer two innovations. First, a MOOC is open, meaning that anyone with Internet access, and without... More

    pp. 704-710